The Champions League final on Saturday sees Barcelona favourites to win against Juventus at the Olympiastadion in Berlin.

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Both teams have already won their respective leagues and Juventus need to beat a second La Liga powerhouse to win the Champions league after beating Real Madrid 3-2 in aggregate in the semi-final. They are 5/1 under-dogs to win in 90 minutes and over 5/2 to lift the trophy in Berlin, with understandably Barcelona installed as odds-on favourites.

Can Gianluigi Buffon and the Juventus defense keep the dynamic attack of Barcelona in check? They played especially well facing Cristiano Ronaldo and the Real Madrid attack only giving up two goals in the two-leg tie, but stopping Barcelona and their three-headed monster of Messi, Suarez and Neymar is likely to be tougher still, especially without defensive talisman Giorgio Chiellini ruled out injured 48 hours before the game. Juve’s defence has looked to be their greatest strength for the majority of the season but they have conceded in all but one of their last 10 matches

Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi, and Neymar have scored an incredible 115 combined goals this season and lead a Barca offense that scored three goals in the last 16 against Manchester City and five a-piece in wins over PSG and Bayern Munich in the quarter-finals and semi-finals. So Juve and their defense will have their hands full, and it is likely that their initital approach will be to try to contain, defending on the edge of their box and take the game as deep as possible into the 90 minutes with them in the hunt to pull off the upset, the best chance of which may be to take the game to extra-time

Of course their defense obviously has to play well led by Andrea Barzagli, who it is crucial recovers from a thigh strain but in midfield the ageless Andrea Pirlo combined with Pogba and Vidal must keep Barcelona from dominating the ball in the middle of the pitch whilst upfront Alvaro Morata and Carlos Tevez have to take any opportunities that come their way.

The likelihood is that this must be difficult though, and Barcelona should win. As an alternative to the odds-on outright, try Barcelona Half time/Full time at 6/4 with the Betfair Sportsbook

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